Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, and later, the Baghdad-based Ba'ath Party and its regional organization Ba'ath Party – Iraq Region—which espoused Ba'athism, a mix of Arab nationalism and socialism—Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that brought the party to power in Iraq. Wikipedia*

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Saddam Hussein has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Broadcast. The year with the most videos was 2003 with seven videos. Most appearances with Rizgar Mohammed Amin (3). Most common tags: Hussein, Saddam, Iraq, Iraq War (03/19/03-05/01/03.

Appearances by Title:c. September 25, 1990 - Present President, Iraq Videos: 16

Recent Appearances

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein was back in a Baghdad courtroom for the first time since starting a hunger strike earlier in the month. His attorneys…

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    A portion of the day’s trial of Saddam Hussein and seven co-defendants for crimes against humanity was shown. This was the last…

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    A portion of the day’s trial of Saddam Hussein was shown. Saddam Hussein was the only witness at his trial that day in a…

  • Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein Trial

    Saddam Hussein testified in his defense. In his testimony he called on Iraqi’s to join together to defeat the U.S.-led…

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